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Human infants are also born immature and must go through a period of development in proximity to their mothers outside of the womb. Introduction A joey stays in his pouch until his “exterior gestation” is complete and he is able to move away from his mother on his own. Like a joey, human infants are also born immature. In fact, human infants actually remain helpless longer than infants of any other species and, like some marsupials, must also go through a distinct period of gestation outside of the womb. Although birth may be seen as a separation of mother and...
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